American Actress/Singer, Helen Hayes Award Nominee, and Recording Artist Mary Millben has become one of the world’s new celebrated voices. An ambassador for cultural diplomacy, Mary has performed for three consecutive U.S. Presidents (President George W. Bush, President Barack Obama, and President Donald Trump) and performed the National Anthem at the 58th Presidential Inauguration Victory Celebration of President Donald J. Trump. Mary has become a coveted go-to in the United States due to her rousing arrangements of America’s patriotic music. Mary has performed at The White House, the United States Congress, Off-Broadway, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, for the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Association (NBA), and the XLIII Super bowl Halftime Show with Bruce Springsteen, to name a few. She has performed for other notables including Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, Her Royal Highness Princess Basmah Bint Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Dimitrije "Dimitri" Karadordevic of Yugoslavia, His Excellency Cui Tiankai (Chinese Ambassador to the U.S.), His Excellency Paolo Zampolli (United Nations Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Dominica) Her Excellency Mathilde Mukantabana (Rwandan Ambassador to the U.S.), Oprah Winfrey, and Canadian billionaire Jim Pattison to name a few. Mary has graced concerts halls all across the globe - from Asia to Europe to Canada. Mary was named to Ideagen’s 2020 Power 10 List - 10 Global Leaders Empowering Women & Girls alongside Oscar/Emmy/Tony Award Winning Actress Viola Davis, Melinda Gates – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair, Kate Johnson – Microsoft US President, Adena Friedman - CEO of Nasdaq, Jo Ann Jenkins – CEO of AARP, and more. Mary is a passionate and devoted advocate for women and girls across the world. Live, Mary was invited by President Trump and GOP Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel to perform the National Anthem and open the 2020 Republican National Convention for the official re-nomination of President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence for the 2020 presidential election. Mary’s performance aired lived across CSPAN and live streamed through Facebook, Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Alexa (both Audio and Video devices), DirecTV, and AT&T U-verse. Previously, Mary performed the National Anthem for the 58th Presidential Inauguration Victory Celebration of President Donald Trump and again for the 2019 official re-election kickoff rally for President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Mary is the new host of “IMPACT NOW with Mary Millben” on Ideagen® TV. IMPACT NOW is a new online series profiling and featuring global leaders, entertainers, influencers, sports figures, and more who have made a significant contribution in global change and currently involved in acts of global good. Birthed during COVID, “IMPACT NOW” recently featured guests – Windquest Group President and former Amway President Dick DeVos, NBA Toronto Raptors and 2019 NBA Champions Head Coach Nick Nurse, and Robert J. Brown, former Special Assistant to Richard Nixon and advisor to the late Dr. Martin Luther King and President Nelson Mandela. Ideagen® TV is powered by Azure and presented by Microsoft. This year in virtual performance, Mary performed India’s National Anthem for the 74th Anniversary of India Independence Day – a performance that has now received global acclaim and viewed by millions. Additional 2020 virtual performances include Diwali 2020 global observance; a tribute to America’s frontline workers for the 2020 International Leadership Conference; tribute to America’s World War II veterans for the Friends of the National WWI Memorial 75th Anniversary of V-J Day, the 2020 Indiaspora Philanthropy Summit, and a debut at Mar-a-Lago for the 2020 Lincoln Day Gala in support of President Trump and the Republican Party of Palm Beach. February 2020, Notefornote Entertainment released Mary’s debut single “Grace Will Lead Me Home” on THE MEANEST MAN IN TEXAS original motion picture soundtrack now on all leading digital platforms globally and Academy Award/Oscar-eligible. Produced with 2018 Songwriter Hall of Fame Inductee, three-time Grammy/six-time Emmy nominee Steve Dorff and lyrics by two-time Emmy Award winner and four-time Grammy nominated songwriter Maribeth Derry. “Grace Will Lead Me Home” was written for THE MEANEST MAN IN TEXAS, directed by Justin Ward, and produced by Brad Wilson and Casey Bond. The film is now available on Amazon Prime Video. Mary made her national television debut performing “Grace Will Lead Me Home” on BET’s ‘A Joyful Noise’ inspirational show. Mary’s second single, “Faith in Love,” was also recorded with Steve Dorff with Grammy Award winning producer/arranger Matt Rollings on piano. 2019, and upon the invitation of His Excellency Cui Tiankai, Mary made history performing for the 40th Anniversary of U.S.-China Student Exchanges at The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Washington, D.C. - becoming the first American and African-American artist to perform the American National Anthem and the Chinese National Anthem (in Chinese) at The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in D.C. Hosted by The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in coordination with The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. November 2019, Mary made her NFL debut performing the National Anthem for the Washington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions game at FedEx Field in Washington, D.C. on NFL Sunday, November 24th2019 – NFL on FOX. Furthermore, Mary was honored to be featured entertainment honoring America’s WWII veterans and Gold Star families for the World War II 75th Anniversary Veteran's Day Commemoration Ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Additional performances include: 2019 NYC Trump-Pence Victory Breakfast for President Donald Trump; 2019 Heritage Foundation Leadership Conference; the 2019 Values Voter Summit; 25th Anniversary of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) honoring President/CEO of the Vector Group, Chairman of Douglas Elliman, and Museum Chairman Howard Lorber; 2019 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Orlando Magic NBA game (broadcast on NBA TV and FOX Sports); Hamptons Greek Orthodox Church Blue Dream Gala; 2018 Leukemia Ball; The Howard Hughes Corporation Seaport District NYC "Sea of Light" Opening Night Winter Show; 2018 and 2019 International Leadership Foundation Gala; Annual Ideagen Global Leadership 2030 Summit; RIO Olympics – U.S. Olympic Team Fencing Announcement Ceremony; 2017 Trump-Pence Victory Breakfast for President Donald Trump; Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Opening Gala; and the 11th Annual Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Heroes Gala (IAVA). Furthermore, Mary made her Off-Broadway, New York debut at the Westchester Broadway Theatre starring in Ray Roderick’s Gershwin musical ‘S Wonderful. This past June, Mary starred in the world premiere of Tazewell Thompson’s play Jubilee at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. Mary has headlined solo concerts at popular New York venues including The Copacabana, Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, The City Winery, The Cutting Room, and featured at the Iridium. A former White House Presidential Appointee and White House intern to President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, Mary serves as Global Ambassador for Education Africa and an advisory board member for Scholar Vets. Mary strives most to be known for her faith in God, love of family, and advocacy for America’s veterans, troops, military families, and children. Mary shares her journey with Johnny President, a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the Intelligence community for 20+ years. Mary is a native Oklahoman and University of Oklahoma graduate.
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